Congratulations to the 2017 NIRSA award recipients!

Both NIRSA and the field of collegiate recreation are made great by the passion, drive, and dedication of some truly amazing individuals and institutions. So each year, NIRSA is excited to have the chance to

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February 27, 2017|Categories: Awards, conference, honor award, leadership, Member Benefits, NIRSA, volunteer|

Campus recreation is a valuable partner on campus and beyond

As 2016 came to a close so too did my term as Chair of the CHEMA Steering Committee. Reflecting, I was struck by how far NIRSA and campus recreation have come in strengthening our external

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You can now get your hands on the gear NIRSA staff wears at conference

“Where can I get one of those?” It’s a question NIRSA Headquarters staff members—smartly dressed in cool NIRSA gear—are used to hearing every year at the NIRSA Annual Conference & Campus Rec and Wellness Expo.

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February 17, 2017|Categories: apparel, leadership, marketing, Member Benefits, NIRSA, Special Events|

Announcing the new Leadership Community of Practice online community and resource library

NIRSA is committed to supporting the development of #GreatLeaders and the NIRSA Leadership Commission is excited to announce the newly created and populated Leadership Community of Practice!
Because leadership development is a consistent component of the

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Apply to be the 2019 Conference Program Committee Chair

NIRSA has extended the deadline to apply to serve as the 2019 Conference Program Committee Chair! Consider using your talents to help shape the future of NIRSA—give back to your association and our profession, and apply to

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February 10, 2017|Categories: conference, leadership, NIRSA, volunteer|

Abuzz with conference excitement

Coming to you from the University of New Hampshire’s newly renovated Hamel Student Recreation Center, above an alumni dinner for more than 650 people, I take a few minutes to share what I am looking

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Congratulations to NIRSA’s newly-elected leaders!

NIRSA owes its success to the leadership of dedicated volunteers—to members who generously donate their time and use their experience in the collegiate recreation profession to support NIRSA members and direct NIRSA’s operations and services.

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February 7, 2017|Categories: board of directors, Elections, leadership, member network, NIRSA|

Reflection and opportunity as we head to the NIRSA 2017 Conference

It’s hard to believe that the 2017 NIRSA Annual Conference & Campus Rec and Wellness Expo is in just a few short weeks. That familiar buzz of excitement and anticipation is already palpable throughout the NIRSA

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The University of Texas at Austin Recreational Sports celebrates its 100th anniversary

The 2016–2017 year marks the 100th anniversary of the Division of Recreational Sports at the University of Texas at Austin. A year-long celebration will culminate this spring when past and current participants, employees, intramural champions,

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The winning formula for 2017

I hope this article finds you in a timely manner as new year’s resolutions may be fading out and old habits beginning to fade back in. I’d like to share with you what I think

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February 2, 2017|Categories: Blogs, leadership, NIRSA, student leader notes|